We are recruiting for a Senior Business Analyst to join our Information Systems Department in Louisville, KY.
Responsible for collecting, documenting, analyzing, verifying and communicating requirements for approved I/S projects to the business experts and project team members. May serve as Project Manager for projects that require up to 1040 hours of effort.
Researches and reviews the projects' scope in order to understand why the project has been initiated.
Demonstrates a high level of working knowledge with IS methodologies and processes (i.e. Project Life Cycle, System Development Life Cycle and IS Change Management process).
Gathers detailed requirements that completely define the project.
Documents and updates requirements; prepares and distributes RFPs and evaluates responses.
Creates high-level models and user prototype interfaces to identify and validate business processes and solutions when appropriate.
Communicate requirements with minimal direction and guidance. Acts as the liaison between the business experts and the project team members.
Facilitates business/functional requirement review, approval, and sign-off sessions.
Successfully justifies recommendations and results with estimated/actual costs and benefits.
Prepares and delivers effective presentations to upper management.
Identifies solutions to the development and technical team based on approved business and functional requirements.
Participates in technical requirements and design sessions.
Conducts and directs end-user testing responsibilities and tasks with minimal guidance from consultant staff, manager or project managers.
Verifies the technical solution meets the business requirements.
Responsible for maintaining the group Utility Desk as assigned by consultant staff and/or manager.
Interfaces with members of the installation team, technology and user support groups, vendors, and vendor management under the direction of the consultant staff and/or manager.
Administers communication activities with end-user training for system implementation.
Acts as coach, mentor, and advisor to less experienced Business Analysts.
Assists with training and orientation of less experienced Business Analysts and project team members.
Proven knowledge and experience with computer systems, applications, development, and testing methodologies as they relate to the business areas being supported.
Successfully leads project teams with medium to large business initiatives.
Proven working knowledge of industry standard methodologies and best practices (i.e. Project Life Cycle and System Development Life Cycle).
Superior business knowledge of area being supported.
Highly skilled in incorporating successful interviewing, facilitation, and documentation techniques within a project.
Excellent facilitation skills with bringing multiple groups together to agree on project scope and build consensus.
High-level of knowledge, experience and success with writing and reviewing test cases.
Able to work independently with minimal direction and guidance from project lead, consultant staff and manager.
Bachelor's degree in related field or other equivalent degree preferred.
Business Analyst or Project Management Professional certification preferred
Minimum 4 years experience required in a clinical or financial setting, preferably in the Health Care industry.
Minimum 2 years experience in the following: project management, analysis, and quality assurance.
Preferred knowledge in implementation and systems installation.
Depending on a candidate's qualification, this position may be filled at a different level.
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Job : Information Technology Primary Location : KY-Louisville-Kindred Systems Organization : 6500 - Kindred Systems Shift : Day